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Posted by on Jul 10, 2017

Thursday July 13th

Emily Bell – 9:00pm @ Barracuda

Fierce and fiery songstress, Emily Bell, is back with a ballsy new sound, equal parts garage and future-facing rock n roll, capturing both the tension and vulnerability of a millennial woman in front of a shifting backdrop. Supported by her band The Talkbacks, this new EP captures the raw energy and grit that her live show has always exemplified.


Friday, July 14th

The Swift Drag [We Won’t Need That] – 8:00pm @ Mohawk

Southern-gothic-psychedelic rock duo The Swift Drag celebrates the release of their debut EP We Won’t Need That.


Saturday, July 15th

Ryan DeSiato [So Much for Innocence] – 9:00pm @ One-2-One Bar

So Much for Innocence is the first full-length, national release from Ryan DeSiato. The album touches on his strengths as a lyricist, songwriter, and producer. SMFI ranges from modern rock to classical music with brush strokes of pop, psychedelia, blues and soul.

Sunday, July 16th

Slaid Cleaves [Ghost on the Car Radio] – 6:00pm @ Paramount Stateside

The music of Austin, Texas, based singer/songwriter Slaid Cleaves is rooted in traditional country and folk forms, but is distinct enough to have held interest amidst the sea of singer/songwriters across the 1990s, 2000s, and 2010s. Slaid celebrates the release of his latest album, Ghost on the Car Radio.

Spectral Sea [Stop/Start] – 9:00pm @ Mohawk

 With a sound rooted in their mutual love of late 90’s-early 2000’s guitar rock, Spectral Sea crafts songs with guitars that evoke straight forward alternative rock with ambient transitions, a thunderous rhythm section, and melodic vocal hooks. Together, they aim to create a sound bigger than their individual parts. They recently finished their self-recorded debut EP, Stop/Start, an album that focuses on love, loss, the human experience, and the power of music.